Table 1: CAM treatments based on sound evidence.

InterventionConditions

AcupunctureNausea/vomiting induced by chemotherapy
AcupunctureOsteoarthritis
African plumBenign prostatic hyperplasia
Allium vegetablesCancer prevention
Aromatherapy/massageCancer palliation
BiofeedbackHypertension
BiofeedbackMigraine
ChondroitinOsteoarthritis
Co-enzyme Q10Hypertension
DietRheumatoid arthritis
Ephedra sinicaOverweight
ExerciseCancer prevention
ExerciseCancer palliation
ExerciseChronic fatigue syndrome
ExerciseDepression
ExerciseHIV/AIDS
FiberIrritable bowel syndrome
Ginkgo bilobaAlzheimer's disease
Ginkgo bilobaPeripheral vascular disease
GlucosamineOsteoarthritis
Green teaCancer prevention
Group behaviour therapySmoking cessation
Guar gumDiabetes
Guar gumHypercholesterolemia
HawthornChronic heart failure
Horse chestnutChronic venous insufficiency
HypnotherapyLabor pain
KavaAnxiety
MassageAnxiety
MelatoninInsomnia
Music therapyAnxiety
OatHypercholesterolemia
Padma 28Peripheral vascular disease
Peppermint/carawayNon-ulcer dyspepsia
PhytodolorOsteoarthritis
PhytodolorRheumatoid arthritis
PsylliumConstipation
PsylliumDiabetes
Red cloverMenopause
RelaxationAnxiety
RelaxationInsomnia
RelaxationNausea/vomiting induced by chemotherapy
S-adenosylmethionineOsteoarthritis
Saw palmettoBenign prostatic hyperplasia
SoyHypercholesterolemia
St John's wortDepression
Stress managementHIV/AIDS
Tomato (lycopene)Cancer prevention
Vitamin CUpper respiratory tract infection (treatment)
Water immersionLabor pain
YohimbineErectile dysfunction